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in the eighty's available in. scientists sealed and delivered fee for the deal and makes russia the official host of the twenty eighteen world cup. i would say petersburg where that deal was signed i'll bring you all the latest news in reaction to the. under no revamp of the week's top stories in the playground that killed the polish president and ninety five all those restaged to verify the official findings of russia's answer to. these north police said the police are a waltz to play. welcomes comments calls to help afghanistan western forces eventually pull out trade around the drug problem with key areas of description in the first visit by the media into.
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a russian born illegal immigrant to be deported from norway prompting alan rage and protest human rights groups accuse the government of double standards and demanded easy is a great it's. a very warm welcome to you this is from moscow but first this hour russia has already tunks the right to host the twenty eighteen world cup safely in the net and now it's time to do some strategic planning with its president sepp blatter is in st petersburg and has just officially passed one of the world's greatest sporting events to the country all the days in the northern capital for us with the latest. a couple of months ago course we heard the announcement that russia would be hosting the twenty eight games now or today was essentially a signing a contract
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a three headed contract between fee for the russian football union and the russian government that's a contract that binds the tournament over to russia. responsibility to following through and putting on the tournament to the russian government and to the russian football union all see all highly involved in this it's their flagship total and they will be given as much help to russia as they possibly can to make sure that these games go find a little early on mr blatter met with prime minister vladimir. putin was saying that the experience that russia has gained in preparing for the the sochi olympics in two years' time will be extremely helpful when it comes to putting on the world cup finals in seven years. but we would like to use the experience we've already gained in preparing for the starchy winter olympics and twenty fourteen would be
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working closely together with the international olympic committee and with the constructive business relationship with them i would like to ask you two point specialists from fifa to come and work here together with us to be present from the very first day of our common interest prize and take part in the entire process of preparing for the twenty. a just over seven years until the finals will be kicking off here in russia and so she has to kind of go very very quickly a lot of work needs to be done but mr blatter speaking to journalists saying that the he is fully confident that russia will be able to put on the world cup finals and make it a historic final. i'm very pleased the russian government is using a direct rule in organizing the world cup i can assure you that we will work together very closely on this joint venture fifa will provide support. but the lion's share of responsibility rests on russia i'm certain that the world cup will
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be held at the highest possible level and will turn into a truly magnificent event. which of course has a lot of high class high quality stadiums solution to the stadium in moscow hosted a very successful european champions league final a couple of years back that would be getting a refit of the game face lift before the before the finals take place there the final of the world cup twenty eight will be held there new stadiums are already starting to crop up around the country here in st petersburg where i am almost finished a new stadium will be the new home of zenny st petersburg a new stadium. the new stadiums built in such as well as other cities around the country now it's not just those cities that need work you need working on it's also the whole infrastructure we're looking at one of the biggest sporting events in the world that draws in a lot of supporters thousands of football fans from all over the world will be coming here to russia to watch their teams so they need to have hotels they need to
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have what they need to have places to make sure that they can get to these games one of the plans that was put in to the bid is the creation of a high speed rail network around russia to make sure that the funds can get to the games safely quickly and without as much fuss of course it's in the biggest country in the world a huge amount of distance to cover so they're trying to revamp the transport infrastructure here airports train stations also road work roadways will be relate and created new highways so it's a massive amount of construction work as well as planning for the tournament that still have to be done. to other news now poland is planning to reconstruct the chain of events that led to a plane crash in russia's southwest killing president lech kaczynski last april the experiment is to follow up on the findings of the russian that investigation that points to pilot error among the main causes of the tragedy has so far refused to fully except such conclusions as out of explains. polish prime minister
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donald tusk attempting to calm and increasingly angry parliament this week polish government wants the truth to be complete and we realize that being convenient for many there is a complex number of causes for the crash it's convenient to blame the pilots under pressure for others it'll be convenient in the russians but it won't be the whole truth the organization that seeks the truth must be influenced by forces in poland that wanted to be. but opposition leaders don't seem to be heeding the call intent and avoiding full responsibility for april's plane crash there flooding the polish media with conspiracy theories and enraged accusations. in light of what we know today. there wasn't necessarily a new pressure they were radically misled. and this was a cause of the accident. the fault is on the russians.
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but is this grief talking or shrewd political ambition with a parliamentary election not far off it suggested that claiming the interstate aviation committee's report was biased and incomplete is a sure fire way to run voters but even those who accept the findings have issues with the way that they were presented polling has been very critical of the report the interstate commission for instance for not publishing including this report in the stands or transcript of conversations off air controllers with the plane the commission has now that this transcript on its website as if post-fact recognizing the address of the sooner the polish people it's a painful subject especially as it brings back some uncomfortable memories about the flights of high level officials. in august two thousand and eight a presidential air crew threatened with the sack after refusing to land citing bad
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weather conditions there's also a question of insufficient training raised after a crash also in two thousand and eight which killed a number of polish military personnel that's why some feel that accepting full responsibility for the smolensk tragedy would be almost like admitting it could have been prevented and you were up for good or for that it's hard for posts to handle a difficult truth and this is a difficult truth of course. is in these rules which help us to shoot some responsibility away from the situation the pressures clear the drive to keep politics from interfering with improving relations between moscow and warsaw while amounting domestic agenda makes that a tough task regardless of who is to blame the sheer magnitude of this crash and the human tragedy of it are undeniable that's why officials both in russia and poland have called for the memories of those who lost lives in smolensk to be respected for the polish opposition however the promise of potential political
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leverage could turn out to be a lot more tempting kashrut as are the r.t.e. moscow you're watching r.t. still to come for you this life in. the leisure russia almost tropical think the bird could face if he's found guilty by a u.s. court but his lawyer is the steps to challenge the american government's attempts to prosecute him. the first official visit in decades of afghan leader to russia has ended with a promise of support and cooperation president medvedev told hammad calls either moscow will stand by kabul when western forces eventually withdraw the battle against the illegal drug trade was also called a top priority in bilateral relations and he said now we have more on the meeting of the two needed. on the first official visit of an afghan leader to moscow in two decades russia promises to lend
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a hand after western forces leave the war torn country. russia would like to see afghanistan as an independent and prosperous state affective government that's able to provide the development of afghanistan for decades to come. u.s. led coalition forces have been in the country since two thousand and one and are planning to withdraw combat forces in three years leaving afghanistan on its own russia has been watching us operations very closely from a far more providing necessary transit routes for supplies and plan to continue support once the pullout is complete there is both the ability to russia and the the need for russian afghanistan to engage with. not only in a manner of helping afghanistan to rebuild itself and very very develop its you to tional capacity but also by way of trade investment by
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interaction between all businesses which is very strong the two countries signed a trade and business cooperation deal over the past few years russian afghan trade turnover has increased more than four fold and it's now half a billion u.s. dollars the president got as i mentioned his country's developing economic relationship with the united states but that the relationship with russia is developing at a larger scale again we should go back to history more than one hundred forty enterprises were built by the soviet union driven karzai agreed to prioritize the fight against narcotics since russia bears the brunt of afghanistan's vast drugs production industry russia hoped that international forces could crush extremism and get. russian officials hope that maybe they could be able to stop the influx of drugs common in russia but now the americans.
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said clearly have failed in fighting extremism in afghanistan so now of course russian officials have to deal with the problem of talking directly to the leaders of the two main threats coming out of afghanistan drugs and. arizonan no one feels that he closer to home more than russia is pledging to help develop support for the war torn country without ever having a russian soldier stepped foot on afghan soil and he's now a r t moscow. president calls i gave an exclusive interview to our teacher in his visit to russia i will be bringing you his thoughts on couples mounting problems moscow's role in the next hour now protesters took to the streets. today is no we lend their support to a russian born illegal immigrant who's about to be deported my amily who was once named norwegian of the year has lived in the country for almost a decade but failed in her bid for asylum and his lawyer and it reports cases droom
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cools from human rights screams for norway to change its immigration policy. the clock is ticking for many as her supporters gather in central oslo for what may be the last time to protest her deportation from the country she's learnt to call home as things stand i merely could be sent to russia within days leaving behind her friends the land she grew up in but this is no longer just about money with her book illegal norwegian and her activism she's managed to draw attention to the plight of all people struggling to stay in norway those without papers have no access to work education or health care and can't even get married before money i mean leave very few talked about it but they are now with irish of their own i would have to have the same rights now i think. this movement in support of her specific case. can develop into
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a movement supporting all the people in her situation it's a cause that unites different groups from organizations that campaigned specifically for illegal immigrants and asylum seekers to renowned human rights groups like amnesty everyone here has a story to tell and this family and their friends are no exception we are here today with a mother and two children who has a legal stay in their way they have all the papers passport permissions they need but their father he was not that's at the. when he. came to seek asylum so we are here to protest that their split in family is to get rid of one more immigrant they're demanding better rights and they see emily as their poster girl born medina salam of a north a settler her family fled when she was twelve they were denied asylum in norway but stayed anyway over the years emily learned to speak fluent norwegian and to most
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his degree and a job offer but the government insists she's illegal and must go. her lawyer says that could happen within days it doesn't look very optimistic at the moment but. they're still sure. the immigration authorities might rethink the case because. the courts are sending new information to them all the time. that's happened. several times each day. it's not usually due to anything and there might be a court hearing on monday or tuesday but. under the precondition that she leaving the country but whatever happens to emily her mark has been made these people are mobilized invalid to protect all those without papers in norway which could be as many as twenty thousand out of a total population of only five million many i believe has succeeded in highlighting the plight of asylum seekers in norway they were previously seen as
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a group with little to offer and no resources to protect themselves but emily has a huge number of friends and the ninety thousand members of her facebook page a testament to the level of support she enjoys although the influence they enjoy looks limited with her deportation almost a certainty. on the way nuclear talks and in stalemate find out why the latest round of the casey all around atomic program has yielded no breakthrough and why russia still thinks progress can be. noise of alleged russian arms traffic at the port of buddha say they'll challenge a u.s. government move to prosecute the man nicknamed the merchant of death has been charged with conspiring to kill americans and supporting terror his trial is scheduled for september and they found guilty he could face life behind bars unassisted chicken reports. one firearm for every twelve people. are required.
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and we are in the other eleven. that's hollywood's take on forty four year old russian cargo dealing businessman victor boot but in real life is he really the merchant of death or the lord of war or simply a victim of propaganda u.s. prosecutors are not thinking twice about which label to pick the so-called merchant of death is now a federal inmate the american media months ahead of trial also have their mind made up this is the lord of war. the merchant of death all right and you've got him in your hands right he's in custody it's a great feeling with presumption of innocence out the window all these nicknames exist for one when he. has not committed any criminal activity and has not been found guilty neither in the us nor in any other country in america however he faces
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four charges. one conspiring to kill united states nationals two conspiring to kill united states officers and employees three conspiring to use an acquire anti-aircraft missiles and for conspiring to provide material support to the far the united states has been eager to lay hands on for almost a decade there is no osama bin ladin no al qaida no problems in afghanistan no problems in iraq there was only victor boot the evil man upon the request of u.s. officials picture of what was arrested in thailand in two thousand and eight after two years of fighting for freedom in a thai court and found not guilty twice was snatched up by american officials and taken to the u.s. with sirens and an airplane in the middle of the night building all the hype of a hollywood blockbuster but curiously boots case technically remains in thailand according to russian lawyers his case to this moment remains in
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a thai court would deal with meaning there was no official decision of an extradition meanwhile dubbed an international arms trafficker by america picture booth is in solitary confinement in a manhattan prison his wife who was held at the airport for almost three hours upon her arrival to the big apple got the first glimpse of viktor at friday's technical hearings i don't think he's in the best state i'm worried about his health both physical and mental the family home the case against what was probably cause what happened to him the kidnapping. i can accept the possibility that victor boot might have some information that might be of. interest to someone but why is it that other countries don't just think to themselves that there is someone who has some interesting information and why don't those governments just drag those people onto their territory defense team set to file motions questioning how and why the man was brought to the u.s. as well as whether or not recordings used against picture were obtained in
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accordance with the thai law picture but stands confident that he is the victim of a propaganda war launched in america and maintains his innocence the defense team now has forty five days to present for motions to the judge the i'm awful mess up the extradition of victor boot to the united states is one of the key elements among them a trial date for now has been set for september twelfth if found guilty by the u.s. federal court victor boot could face up to a life sentence behind bars and parties. while the power is involved in the latest tolls for the ram lavery its nuclear program say they just appointed but the u.s. foreign policy chief barrenness says iran isn't cooperating enough from where were made on the u.n. sanctions on iran in president within a shot hit back saying he expects anything today casey ations to haue positive results they remain international concerns to around trying to develop a nuclear weapon
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a chance the country denies russia's deputy foreign minister sergei area call says want to deal reached the negotiations were total faith. i wouldn't agree that these talks failed i think it was an important. that was used by both parties to move. forward i would say i'm encouraged by the outcome but. i'm squarely disappointed would be you know we're statement my hope is that after the. party will consider it very soon. this man there. is eighty years and specific proposals that have been put forward as the russia says and as i believe many in the world. equally. share this view that there is no other way there is no alternative to the negotiations
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and in gage meant effort everything else is you know. a deadlock we need to continuously further negotiations effort and this is what russia intends to do in the period after eastern. that was russia's deputy foreign minister sergei cough well earlier this week president didn't commit there to visit his palestine and jordan as part of a middle igs tour the russian leader held talks with king abdullah on energy corporation and the situation in the region but before visiting. both with palestinian president mahmoud abbas he reiterated russia's commitment to a palestinian state with a capital in east jerusalem initially has the middle east tour with to include israel but an internal dispute out the foreign ministry that meeting with council even if they may get it we knew the offer to host peace talks in russia or former palestinian foreign minister and member of the central committee now believes that
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russia big part in establishing peace in the middle east put pressure they're trying to convince needs a new to stop through the occupation through building new settlements that the gaza blockade to stop taking in jerusalem the americans failed to do this they'd meet it and now put more pressure on us trying to bring us back to the negotiating table at least and you know who used the current government as an excuse saying you cannot make a decision under this government russia recognize the independent palestinian state at ninety eight with a nine hundred sixty seven borders that's come through jerusalem and never denied it decision in other words many things show that russia is serious about its intentions keeps reminding the world about the decisions that have been great before but in no forgotten. a bomb has exploded in russia's republic. although there are no reports of any casualties the blast occurred at a village market in the district and the device was said to have been hidden among
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the stalls two more bombs were later discovered and the things near the scene the area has been cordoned off as police search for any more devices. technology some of the day's other international news in brief and official say at least thirty two people have killed. collided with an oil tanker in western pakistan on nine others injured in the outside and reports say the boss carrying fifty passengers lost control and crashed into a stationary fuel tank authorities are working to recover the victims from the burnt out the police. a series of campomanes across baghdad has killed at least seven hundred wounded more than thirty others the explosions appears to be part of a cool dated attack were targets including an iraqi police patrol as well as busy roads across the city last week more than one hundred fifty people were killed in
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a wave of explosions in several iraqi cities. pressure is mounting on to lizzie is interim prime minister to step down immediately as anti-government protests rage on in the country's capital tunas mohamed ghannouchi has already involved to quit also fresh elections held the transitional government promised to hold a vote within six months but still how things that are days that there's chaos follows a month long op rising but understood by the ben ownby seventy eight people were killed in the rest. of the chinese president hu jintao has just wrapped up a four day visit to the united states the trip was seen as an effort to define the two countries relations in terms of being poland is under rivals when it comes at a time of china's growing world influence and follows the opening of trade between the bank of china and american investors the chinese yuan has been strengthening against the dollar and more americans seem to be turning to foreign money because
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here it is but the fear is america is losing its dominance in play with. international affairs analyst rick says he doubts the chinese leaders visit will make the two sides. i think i even knights. i for one remain skeptical about whether a better state to state in geopolitical. interests between the united states and china are going to improve in the in the year there's too much at stake and i think washington is hesitant to give up what it sees as its dominant role in the western pacific united states which is conducting a good half dozen naval maneuvers and other war against in the general neighborhood of china since late last might be accused of being militarily more assertive and aggressive in the region defense secretary robert gates who when he was in tokyo on the thirteenth of this month stated that a continued u.s. presence in japan was necessary to contain it in so many words to prevent increase
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chinese aggression as well as being used against north korea and to promote of the concept of selling japan advanced u.s. jet fighters i would say if i were sitting in beijing i'd be a bit nervous about the u.s. engineering some equivalent of what's been called an over the last decade an asian nato to contain china. gets to log on to our website home where there are always more stories and analysis. on line from his it can be the coolest. showcase of his embrace and the best pieces of culture punk very deceptive world trash as it's known in moscow. and you can warm up by checking out the hottest planet found by science is. its temperature is s. the message at a whopping three thousand two hundred degrees celsius. dot com to find out.
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